A Rough Ride

November 2012
Air Transport World;Nov2012, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the trends and the 2013 outlook for the aircraft maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) industry. It mentions the decrease on airframe maintenance as the sector competes on intense labor rates and lower profit. It says that despite the decline in overall MRO, engine MRO maintained its growth as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increase their share of MRO contracts. ICF SH&E principal Richard Brown expects modest MRO growth in 2013. INSETS: SURVIVING IN THE NORTH AMERICAN AIRFRAME MARKET;CHINA STILL VERY FAST MARKET.


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